Northern State University to host National History Day on March 14

ABERDEEN, S.D. – More than 100 middle and high school students from northeastern South Dakota will be on the Northern State University campus on March 14 for the National History Day regional competition.

More than 100 students from eight schools will present research projects as part of the competition, which will run from 8 a.m. to noon in the NSU Student Center and Missouri River Room.

This year’s theme is “Conflict and Compromise in History.” Nationwide, more than a half million kids participate in National History Day every year.

Students competing at Northern will come from Britton-Hecla Middle and High School, Henry High School, Miller High School, Sioux Valley High School, Summit High School, Waverly-South Shore Middle and High School, Willow Lake High School and Wilmot High School.

Winners at the regional competition are invited to go to the state competition, which will be held in Brookings on April 11. Winners of the state competition advance to the national competition.

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About Northern State University

Northern State University is a regional university that offers outstanding academics and exceptional extracurricular activities at an affordable price on a safe, welcoming campus. Northern State recently announced its Educational Impact Campaign, with a goal of raising $45 million for a new South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, new athletic and recreation fields, and an on-campus regional sports complex. Once the campaign is complete, NSU will be the recipient of more than $100 million in privately funded building projects and scholarships within a decade. To learn more, visit NSU Admissions.